To Do List For the Next 25 Years

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My friends got me this awesome gift for my 25th birthday – a list of 25 things to do for the next 25 years. I love lists! Knowing myself I will probably leave most of them for the last “minute”, but I am definitely up for the challenge. One of the task says to “blog constantly at least  for one month”. Doesn’t seem like a difficult task for a blogger only non of my friends knew I have this little spot here. Now I’m coming out of the closet and share my little bits and bobs with them too.

 

Make the day count

I stumbled up on this page the other day 100happydays.com and it was exactly what I needed. A reminder that every day has something to offer and that you just need to crab it and hold onto the feeling and why not make a memory of it as you go along.

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Day 17  – I decided to go to bed early. Something that i don’t really usually do, but should. I had a nice proper sleep and woke up early to Day 18

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Day 19 – Not many things make me happier than a bit of a DIY.  You can read more about it on Denim Shirt Blingover.
Day 20 – I got very happy news about my cousin welcomed a cute healthy baby boy to the world. Got to love the babies.Day 21 – This was an overall awesome day. So me and D decided to celebrate it with some cocktails.

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Day 22 – Another little DIY I made for our patio area. No worries, you will see it all soon!

Day 23 – Woolen sock party. Our flat gets pretty cold so we love us some handmade woolen sock. These two pairs we are rocking are made by my mom.

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Day 24 – I am this silly and lazy little girl who doesn’t make time to have breakfast in the mornings. This day I decided to start the day the right way.

Day 25 – A browesome day, because I went to the salon and got my brows fixed.

 

If you want to see more of my 100happydays you can find the first ones here and second batch there.

Have a peaceful Sunday!S.

Pimp my rain boots

Since the spring is decided not to come to our town and I am tired of wearing my winter boots I altered my rain boots while I felt I will be using them for couple of weeks to come.

To begin with I had these cheap leopard print wellies. I didn’t think of them much but I had them around just in case.

I used a hole buncher to have the holes for the ribbon to go through but since the ribbon was much wider than the hole I made two holes under one another to give the ribbon more space.

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What do you think?

 

I made: Tinted Lip Balm

I don’t know about you but as I DIYer at heart I have a long list of things to try out and make. So when nothing else but Vaseline helped me with my dry lips I knew it is time to cross one off from this list. Besides carrying around a big pot of Vaseline and whipping it out around a town to get my lips nice and smooth was just plain awkward.

1.Put Vaseline and a piece of lipstick in your small container. 2.Pop it in the microwave. I gave mine 1 minute in there.
3.Mix it together.
4.Leave it to cool down and set in the fridge. I left mine for overnight.

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Nice and small to carry around plus wearing it gives a nice pop of color to my oh so pale face.

What have you crossed of your DIY list lately?
Enjoy your weekend!
S.

Denim Shirt Blingover

If this is not your first time around this little place of mine you already know that I love me some makeovers. I love the feeling of making something pretty or cool out of tired things, to give them new life. It excites me like nothing else.
My escape from daily worries. That was what happened today. I was feeling ill all day long but still decided to make something when I got home. I found a pair of old broken earrings and one of my favorite denim shirts and it seemed to be a great idea. So I simply sewed the earrings onto the collar to create a little spark. I am thinking maybe to cover the earrings with transparent nail polish to keep its color when washing. I feel really happy with the outcome! What do you think?Denim Shirt

Hope something has inspired you today!
S.

Make the Day Count

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On the 7th day of my 100 happy days I was full on happy to get the tickets to Kings of Leon concert in Riga. Couple a weeks ago I had been checking where they will be performing on their tour and was thinking about maybe getting tickets to England or Sweden maybe. Then 3 days later came up the news that they will be having a concert in Riga, so very close, a day after my birthday, tickets almost half the price. I was sold – well actually I had some gift cards, so technically I only paid 1,90 or something for two tickets. Dream is about to come true after4 years at least. Yes, this made me happy!

Day 8. Also I was happy that the flowers from Valentine’s Day last longer than the day. I love me some fresh flowers, that’s all.

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On day 9 I took time off. A good book and a cup of tea – not much more to say.

Day 10 – went on a meeting with an event planner and had a little walk around the old town. Even though it was evening the sky was still blue enough and well the little streets there have their own stories.

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On the 11th day I really treated myself. A midweek bubble bath with Pretty Little Liars. Call me a teenager if you like, I can’t help myself.

Day 12. Sometimes you have to relax yourself after a stressful day with a bottle of numbing liquid (PS! not a permanent fix, not recommended, not for under aged).

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The evening of day 13 we spent with our little team getting pampered. We had a late winter event where we had some make up artist making us even prettier. Everybody looked happy – that in turn made me happy.

Day 14 was chillax day. We had a movie night with Mehukatti, rum balls and honey pomelo.

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The highlight of my day 15 was when we had hot chocolate with whipped cream. Cheers

Day 16. Estonia’s Independence Day. So I took a nice walk and captured some pretty pictures of my beautiful fatherland.

Personalized Shower Curtain

I had this cute piece of fabric and I had big plans for it. I also had to face the facts and tell to myself that I am not as awesome in sewing to make these big plans come true yet. So I tried to find other ways to incorporate it into my little nest and came up with an idea to spice up my plain bathroom with it.

When we moved in I bought some very cheap shower curtains for a shop similar to dollarstore. I think they cost about 1,50 euros each and were just as thin as cheap. Now since I had one of those left I thought it would be perfect to use for this DIY.

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So I sew the fabric onto the shower curtain. As I said before my sewing is quite crap right now (work in process) so it is far from perfect, but the bathroom looks still so much better.
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Down here you can see how it looks on both sides.

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I think it is pretty good for a transitional shower curtain – well this is what I like to think as I’m waiting anxiously for us to have our own place.

What have you done to spice up your place lately?Hope this Monday will not be too blue for you!

S.